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Govt may extend ongoing Parliament session by 10 days till August 6th

If the session is extended by 10 sittings, then it will be extended by two weeks

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, BJP Working President JP Nadda and other members during the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting at Parliament House, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, BJP Working President JP Nadda and other members during the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting at Parliament House, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

The Union government is considering to extend the ongoing by 10 days, sources said on Tuesday.

Several MPs of the ruling dispensation were unofficially conveyed of such a possibility at the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting.

Asked about the likelihood of the session's extension, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi told reporters after the meeting, "There is a possibility of this. You will be officially conveyed when a decision is taken."

If the session is extended by 10 sittings, then it will be extended by two weeks.

The issue of water conservation figured prominently in the meeting with Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat giving a detailed presentation on the matter.

BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah also spoke on the matter.

First Published: Tue, July 23 2019. 11:20 IST
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